sheugh

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noun \ˈshüḵ\

Definition of sheugh

chiefly Scotland

  1. :  ditch, trench

Examples of sheugh in a Sentence

  1. fell into a sheugh while rambling over the Scottish moors

Origin and Etymology of sheugh

Middle English sogh swamp; akin to Middle Low German gutter


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